Volunteer Drivers (long distance)

(Canadian Cancer Society, Barrie - Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office)

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Position ID: V-MID0111 Last Modified: 16 Oct 2018 Last Full Update: 27 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactAmanda Delgado, Volunteer Coordinator, Canadian Cancer Society; Phone: 705-726-8032 ext 3223 * 800-338-6610; Email: amanda.delgado@ontario.cancer.ca
DutiesVolunteer drivers will transport cancer patients from their home to their medical appointment and back. It is a shared ride service, so picking up multiple patients may occur. Looking for drivers who are willing to travel to Toronto.
More Info Linkwww.cancer.ca
BenefitsMake a significant impact in the life of a person living with cancer 
Mileage reimbursement 
Orientation and staff support provided
ClientsPeople experiencing cancer.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestDistress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Counseling & Support ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Enjoy driving  
Access to a well-maintained 100% smoke-free vehicle
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Canadian Cancer Society Office
Number of PositionsBarrie: 10 individual(s) ; Midland: 15 individual(s) ; Orillia: 5 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 5 individual(s) ; Springwater: 4 individual(s) ; Tay: 3 individual(s) ; Tiny: 3 individual(s) ; Wasaga Beach: 5 individual(s) 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVolunteers transporting individuals must have their own car, a valid driver's licence, and carry a minimum of $1,000,000 liability insurance.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Barrie - Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office
Office Phone705-726-8032
Toll Free PhoneBarrie Office 1-800-338-6610 
Wheels of Hope Transportation 1-800-263-6750. 
Cancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333 
Smokers Helpline, Information, Advice & Support 1-877-513-5333
Address & Map
15 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 22
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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